Back to school for fresh term full of changes

Parents buy learning materials at Savani’s Book Centre in Nairobi on Friday, as their children prepared to return to school on Tuesday. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Parents and guardians, who spoke to the Nation, welcomed the re-opening of schools.

  • School heads and their deputies who have been transferred from their old stations started reporting to their new stations on Monday.

  • About 557 school principals and their deputies have been transferred to new stations.

  • The ministry is expected to flag off the distribution of the books on Thursday.

Schools open on Tuesday in what will be a defining year in the education sector as the government  rolls out several new programmes aimed at streamlining education system in the country.

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